Sauteed Brussels Sprouts with Basil and Pine Nuts

1
Total Time
22 min
Prep
15 min
Cook
7 min
Serves
8
Difficulty
Easy

Ingredients

uncooked Brussels sprouts

2 pound(s), trimmed and outer leaves removed

unsalted butter

1 Tbsp

uncooked shallot(s)

3 item(s)

basil

¼ cup(s), chopped

fresh lemon juice

2 Tbsp

kosher salt

2 tsp

black pepper

¼ tsp

pine nuts

3 Tbsp, toasted and chopped

Instructions

  1. Shred Brussels sprouts in batches in food processor.
  2. Melt butter over medium-high heat in large heavy nonstick skillet. Add shallots and cook, stirring frequently, 1 minute. Add Brussels sprouts and cook, stirring, until just slightly softened, about 5 minutes. Stir in basil, lemon juice, salt, and pepper. Transfer to serving bowl and sprinkle with pine nuts.
  3. Serving size: about 1 cup

Notes

Very short cooking (just until the sprouts turn bright green and are soft, not wilted)  is the key to keeping this dish deliciously fresh tasting.

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